Earn an interdisciplinary, applied master’s degree that can jumpstart your career. All Fellows receive a 100% tuition waiver. Learn more!
The Stevenson Center is committed to increasing diversity in our programs. Candidates who can contribute to the university’s climate of diversity and inclusivity are especially welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, '17)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Tune in as Fellows report on curriculum, professional practice, advice for applicants, and more!
This year, the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development not only celebrates its 25th anniversary but also the return of the very first Peace Corps Fellow recruited, Randy Gibson '96. Read more
As an Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) Fellow, Orsolya Ficsor came to Illinois State University for her master's in anthropology after serving with City Year in Dallas 2017–2018. Read more
A series of talks, performances, and lectures will help celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, highlighted with a keynote lecture on “Latinx: Queer Brown Voices” on October 30, and the Hispanic Heritage Fair on October 10. Read more